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At Genetealogy.com we are serious about protecting your privacy. Any information that is collected about you as part of your submissions or survey participation is strictly confidential. Please read on for more details about our privacy policy.

Will Genetealogy.com disclose the information it collects to outside parties?
We do not share your information with outside parties unless we receive your prior permission (e.g., for use in an article).

What information do you collect about me? How will you use it?
When you submit a suggestion for an addition to the site, we need to know your name and e-mail address in order to communicate with you. Most surveys are anonymous, but if contact information is requested, it would generally be so you can be contacted to be interviewed, for permission to use a quote in an article, or some other similar purpose.

If you sign up for a newsletter, e-course or forum, we only ask for your name and e-mail address. Each newsletter will contain a link that allows you to unsubscribe at any time.

Links
This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Genetealogy.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Surveys
From time-to-time we may request information from users via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose information. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site, and for learning more about genetic genealogy in general. Users' personally identifiable information is not shared with third parties unless we give prior notice and choice.

Your consent
By using our web site, you consent to the collection and use of this aforementioned information by Genetealogy.com. If we change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.